ANTIGUA & BARBUDA HOTELS & TOURISM ASSOCIATION

NEWS AND SPECIALS

Back to Antigua & Barbuda Hotels & Tourism Association

AHTA ANNOUNCES SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENTS TO THE ABHTI
Thursday 5th September 2019


L - R - Refica Atwood Vernon A. Jeffers Sr Leon Edwards and Balynda A. Barnes

Thursday September 5, 2019, St. John’s Antigua and Barbuda: The AHTA is excited to announce the winners of its annual scholarships.  Three successful applicants – Balynda Barnes, Leon Edwards and Refica Attwood, have all been awarded EC$7,200 to complete their Associates Degree at the Antigua and Barbuda Hospitality Training Institute (ABHTI).

Balynda Barnes was elated to have been selected from the dozens of applicants and remarked that “she is committed to excellence and believes that customer service is an individual’s sure way to achieve a competitive advantage.”  Balynda’s counterpart Leon Edwards currently works in the Hospitality Industry with an unbroken twelve years at Sandals Grande Antigua.  He stated that “I am very passionate about achieving a better version of myself and I am also seeking to remain on the path to learn something new.” Refica Attwood is already very accomplished and passionate about Antigua and developing her community.  She noted that “As a small business owner, I have for many years focused on logging, hiking and have been a strong community activist in the John Hughes Community.”

Mr. Vernon A. Jeffers Sr, Chairman of the AHTA is proud to welcome Balynda, Leon and Refica to the prestigious list of AHTA Scholarship recipients.  He remarked that “this is our 10th batch of awardees and we are pleased every year to see the quality of the applicants and the passion they all hold for the industry. It is safe to say, the future of the Hospitality Industry is in good hands”.

The AHTA awards scholarships to the ABHTI are awarded annually.  Persons interested in being considered for 2020 are asked to contact the AHTA office at ahta@candw.ag or 462-0374/4928.


Click here for all News and Specials for Antigua & Barbuda Hotels & Tourism Association

 
connect with antiguanice.com
FacebookTwitterYoutubeNewsletterRSS

contact
NAME: Anthea Watkins
TEL: +1 (268) 462-3703
EMAIL: anthea@antiguahotels.org
FIND US ON: Facebook
LOCATION: 3 View Map
WEBSITE: Click here

news and specials

ABHTA TEMPORARY OFFICE HOURS

Friday 7th August 2020
The new adjusted hours will continue through to August 31, 2020. ...
Read More

HOTELS CERTIFIED & OPEN, AND REOPENING SOON

Thursday 9th July 2020
Plan your trip wisely, see which hotel or resort is currently open or reopening soon. ...
Read More

POOL ATTENDANT CERTIFICATION COURSE

Wednesday 8th July 2020
Register now for the course taking place on Wednesday, July 22 and Thursday 23rd. ...
Read More

COVID-19 TRAVEL CORRIDORS FOR UK ARRIVALS FROM ANTIGUA AND BARBUDA

Friday 3rd July 2020
Check out the details issued by the UK Government on the approval of travel....
Read More

BRANDED PROTECTIVE FABRIC MASKS FOR SALE

Wednesday 27th May 2020
Can be worn by staff and/or guests. To order please contact Mr. Andrie Cornwall. ...
Read More

All News Stories and Specials